Vigo County Public Library receives Indiana Library Federation’s 2017 Programming Award

TERRE HAUTE, IN – Indiana Library Federation named Vigo County Public Library as the recipient of the 2017 Programming Award.

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The award honors and recognizes one library system or branch of a library system in Indiana that has successfully provided ongoing, innovative and diverse programming designed to meet its community’s needs. Vigo County Public Library Executive Director Kristi Howe and Public Relations Manager Elizabeth Scamihorn accepted the award at the Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference Awards and Honors Banquet in Indianapolis on Tuesday, November 14.

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Indiana Library Federation celebrated Vigo County Public Library for providing exemplary programs and indicated that those interested in the future of library programs and services should look to Vigo County Public Library as a leader in the state. The Library was recognized for its variety of collaborative programming such as HIV testing, Beekeeping for Beginners, Día Festival of Nations and Cardio Boxing. These unique and impactful programs were developed and implemented in direct response to community needs.

“The Library staff are energized, creative, and committed, and they work tirelessly to provide high quality programs that meet the needs of individuals, families, and organizations in our community,” said Executive Director Kristi Howe. “It is an honor to receive the Indiana Library Federation Programming Award, as it recognizes the Library’s commitment to generating change and transforming lives in Vigo County.”

Indiana Library Federation leads, educates and advocates to advance library services for the benefit of residents throughout the state of Indiana.